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News and Articles About Holiday Shopping

People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.
Security

People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.

The majority of consumers are concerned about safety when they purchase online, according to a recent study.
Nina Zipkin
Entrepreneurs, Ready to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday?
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, Ready to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday?

Here are four strategies to help owners prepare for this special shopping day.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
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Google Launches Interactive Games on Times Square's Biggest Billboard Ever
Outdoor advertising

Google Launches Interactive Games on Times Square's Biggest Billboard Ever

The search giant is the first company in the world to rent out the football field-sized screen -- with a tenure that will last throughout the ever-critical holiday shopping season.
Geoff Weiss
Brace Yourself for a Below-Average Christmas
Retail

Brace Yourself for a Below-Average Christmas

Gallup's spending survey seems to put coal in the stockings of retailers.
Ray Hennessey
It's Your Busy Season. Don't Drop the Ball.
Holiday Shopping

It's Your Busy Season. Don't Drop the Ball.

Get ahead of things early, lay down a firm foundation by asking the right questions and handle the flood.
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Tips for Running an Awesome Holiday Marketing Campaign (Infographic)
Infographics

Tips for Running an Awesome Holiday Marketing Campaign (Infographic)

We have takeaways to make your holiday season a lucrative one.
Carly Okyle
TGI Fridays Is Putting 'Mistletoe Drones' in Restaurants
Holidays

TGI Fridays Is Putting 'Mistletoe Drones' in Restaurants

TGI Fridays in the U.K. has launched drones to force customers to make out. They even have a 'kiss cam' to scope out the action.
Kate Taylor
How to Improve Your Google AdWords Campaign This Holiday Season
SEO

How to Improve Your Google AdWords Campaign This Holiday Season

With online shoppers becoming increasingly nocturnal this holiday season -- and likely to click on a dozen websites before making a purchase -- it's critical to tap into evolving consumer habits.
Geoff Weiss
Smart Retailers Know There Is Plenty of Action After the Holidays
Holidays

Smart Retailers Know There Is Plenty of Action After the Holidays

Here are three promotions to boost sales after Santa Claus leaves town.
Henry Kim
Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.
Kate Taylor
Crumbs Dials Back on Cupcakes to Play Up New Products
Crumbs Bake Shop

Crumbs Dials Back on Cupcakes to Play Up New Products

With a new owner at the helm, the cupcake chain is continuing its post-bankruptcy comeback by introducing ice cream and more gluten-free products.
Kate Taylor
UPS: Unplanned Holiday Surge Could Cost Retailers
Shipping

UPS: Unplanned Holiday Surge Could Cost Retailers

The company's CEO says last-minute sales by a major retailer could threaten the entire delivery system.
Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season
Holidays

Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season

The star of CNBC's 'The Profit' explains why small businesses should stay away from Black Friday and advises on what to look for in a seasonal worker.
Kate Taylor
Lower Gas Prices Won't Save the Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

Lower Gas Prices Won't Save the Holiday Season

A drop under $3 per gallon probably isn't enough to offset the rising cost of food.
Phil Wahba